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Marine Protected Areas: New Strategies for Healthy Oceans
Date Saturday March 04
Time 8:00 AM - 8:00 PM
Location Details
California State University, Monterey Bay, University Center, Sixth
Street, Seaside
Event Type Conference
Organizer/Author
Sanctuary Currents 2006 Symposium

"Marine Protected Areas: New Strategies for Healthy Oceans"


Human activities are threatening the health of our oceans. Can new
networks of marine protected areas provide a way to safeguard the marine
environment and protect ocean biodiversity?

A free event!
Saturday, March 4, 2006, 8:00 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.
California State University, Monterey Bay, University Center, Sixth
Street, Seaside
Registration takes place at the symposium. No pre-registration is necessary.

Program of Events

8:00 - 8:45 a.m. Registration

8:45 - 9:00 a.m. Welcome
Board Representative, Association of Monterey Bay Area Governments
Karen Grimmer, Acting Superintendent, Monterey Bay National Marine Sanctuary

9:00 - 9:10 a.m. Introduction to Marine Protected Areas
Mike Sutton, Director, Center for the Future of the Oceans, Monterey Bay Aquarium

9:10 - 10:00 a.m. Panel I: Case Studies - Florida Keys and Channel
Islands National Marine Sanctuaries
Billy Causey, Superintendent, Florida Keys National Marine Sanctuary
Sean Hastings, Resource Protection Coordinator, Channel Islands National
Marine Sanctuary

10:00 - 10:15 a.m. Break

10:15 – 11:05 a.m. Panel II: The Science of Marine Protected Areas
Steve Palumbi, Professor, Hopkins Marine Station of Stanford University
Robert Warner, Professor, University of California, Santa Barbara

11:05 – 11:50 a.m. Panel III: Community Perspectives
David Crabbe, Commerical Fisherman
Ted Balestreri, Chairman & Chief Executive Officer, The Cannery Row Company
”H” Toberman, Owner, Aquarius Dive Shop
Deborah Streeter, Upwellings: A Ministry of Environmental Stewardship

11:50 – 12:15 p.m. Panel IV: Creating a New Network of Marine Protected
Areas in Central California
Melissa Miller-Henson, Communications Manager, Marine Life Protection Act Initiative
Holly Price, Resource Protection Coordinator, Monterey Bay National Marine Sanctuary

12:15 – 1:15 p.m. Lunch

The Role of Monitoring in Marine Protected Areas
Andrew Devogelaere, Research Coordinator, Monterey Bay National Marine
Sanctuary

1:30 – 2:30 p.m. Ricketts Memorial Lecture

2:30- 4:30 p.m. Posters, Exhibits and Refreshments


For more information, visit http://www.montereybay@noaa.gov">http://www.montereybay@noaa.gov> or contact Liz Love
at the Monterey Bay National Marine Sanctuary at (831) 647-4255 or email
liz.love@noaa.gov

Sponsors: Association of Monterey Bay Area Governments; California State
University, Monterey Bay; Monterey Bay Aquarium; NOAA’s Monterey Bay
National Marine Sanctuary
Added to the calendar on Wednesday Jan 25th, 2006 10:23 PM

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